Invitation to the X International GUIDE Conference


GUIDE Association (Global Universities In Distance Education) is very glad to invite everyone to participate in the upcoming International GUIDE Conference “Optimizing Higher Education for the Professional Student: A balance of flexibility, quality and cultural sensitivity” that will be held on September 16-18, 2015 at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien in Vienna, Austria.  

The conference aims to promote discussion on improving higher education, bringing to light the needs of the evolving 21st century student and proposing new pedagogical strategies and technologies for meeting those needs.

The conference addresses the following main topics:

  • The Evolution of the University Student
  • Researching the Impact of Social, Economic and Cultural Factors and Technological Trends
  • Assuring Quality, Flexibility and Access in Distance Education
  • New Technologies for the Professional Student
  • Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities
  • Case studies and research findings
  • Career-Oriented Distance Education and Corporate Training
  • Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Application
  • Continuing Education for the Working Professional
  • Models for Increased Efficiency and Productivity in the Workplace
  • Connecting with the 21st Century Learner
  • Innovation in Pedagogy, Methodology and ICT to Meet the Needs of the Evolving Student
  • Strategies and Tips for Effective Teaching
  • Learning Games and Media Education
  • European Citizenship and Beyond
  • Open and Distance Learning for National, International and European Collaboration and Research
  • Successful examples of EU-funded projects

Everyone can submit the request for participation as speaker or auditor by filling the following registration forms within the due deadlines.

A limited number of contributions, considered to be highly valuable and relevant to the scientific topics of the official publications of the GUIDE Association (FormaMente and Digital Universities:  International Best Practices and Applications), will be evaluated for publication through a peer review process by the journals’ Editorial Board and Scientific committee.

You can find further information at the official website of the conference:

For more information please contact: GUIDE Association (

16 rugsėjo d., 2015 07:00 - 18 rugsėjo d., 2015 12:15

University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien in Vienna

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